Towards a Revolutionary Party in Ireland

John Molyneux

Abstract


The water charges movement showedthat working class communities didn’t needa revolutionary party to block water meters,to get out on the streets in their hundreds ofthousands and to inflict a serious defeat onthe government.

It is the same story in other countries.In Spain people didn’t need a party to occupysquares in their millions and in Egyptin 2011 they didn’t need a party to drivethe police off the streets, defeat the counterrevolutionarybaltagiya (hired thugs) andbring down a dictator. In France today noone needs a revolutionary party to mountmass strikes and street protests, take on thebrutal CRS riot cops and hold exciting street debates.


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